Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Out of monuments, names, words, proverbs, traditions, private records and evidences, fragments of stories, passages...
It is natural to die as to be born.
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel;...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which...
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years...
Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can't retire his...
Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than...
There aren't enough days in the weekend.